Matt Richardson is a familiar face on our TV screens and on the radio, and he’s brilliant choice for corporate events. With his fantastic audience participation and quick sense of humour, he’s an especially good choice for hosting awards ceremonies and live events such as product launches and press events.
Matt is a multi-award winning stand-up comedian and one of the most exciting names on the circuit currently rising through the ranks. Having started stand-up in 2009 at 18 years old, Matt became one of the youngest comedians on the circuit and soon made it through to the finals of two national stand-up competitions – the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny and the Chortle Student Comedy Award – as well as coming runner up in the Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year and winning the Newbury and Bath Comedy Festival new act competitions ‘ – all while still in his teens. He quickly established himself in all of the major comedy club chains in the UK and has gigged overseas on countless occasions.
Since then Matt has firmly established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting young performers and presenters – hosting the drive-time show on Virgin Radio. His TV credits include co-hosting the Xtra Factor alongside Caroline Flack, Co-Hosting Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live! Alongside Christine Lampard and helming the live spin off show alone, two one-off documentaries for ITV2 – Pampered Pooches, Hollywood and Meet The Family Guys, a series regular role on Viral Tap (ITV2), Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Celebrity Juice, Sweat The Small Stuff, Big Brothers Bit on the Side, Fake Reaction, Its Not Me It’s You, I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of here Now! and countless other shows.
In 2013 Matt headed out on his first ever award-winning tour ‘Hometown Hero’ which ran for 54 dates into spring 2014. He returned to the fringe in 2016 and his 2017 tour Slash is touring into 2018.
“High wattage charisma from a talented young comic whos star is on the rise” – The Guardian
“Hilarious and Charming” – The Mirror
“Sharp, Funny and Warm” – Heat Magazine